Chorizopora brongniartii (Audouin, 1826)

Chorizopora brongniartii has been reported from many regions. The material from widely dispersed localities appears to be similar, but no detailed study has been made. The illustrated specimen is from southwestern Australia.

Chorizopora brongniartii This specimen is from southwestern Australia.
Chorizopora brongniartii From Hawai'i. Thanks to Matt Dick for the SEM image.

Original description: Lepralia brongniartii Audouin, 1826.
Locality: Egypt.
Type specimen: presumed not to exist.

Description from Tilbrook, Hayward & Gordon, 2001. (PDF file)

Description from Tilbrook, 2006. (PDF file)


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